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How To Develop a Long-Term Employee Engagement Solution

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5 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Increasing employee engagement is a priority for most companies. That’s because having a workforce devoid of enthusiasm can come at a steep price: Lost productivity, absenteeism, workplace accidents, increased health care costs, and high turnover. But as most HR professionals know, it’s difficult to motivate employees. Rewards-punishment systems ...

The Buzz About Social Learning

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3 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Social learning—everyone’s talking about it. And if everyone’s talking about it, that means it must be fun, right? Like a party or an ice cream social? Add some sprinkles, and all your employees will be running to this mandatory training session. While social learning can be a fun,

Leading in Today’s Workforce: Let Your Personal Style Come Through

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6 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
“You should never be afraid to let your personality and style come through.” That has been a foundational statement for me during my career. My first job out of college was working in the sales division for IBM. I always tell people that IBM was the Google of ...

The Anatomy Of Good Gamified eLearning

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2 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Social learning—everyone’s talking about it. And if everyone’s talking about it, that means it must be fun, right? Like a party or an ice cream social? Add some sprinkles, and all your employees will be running to this mandatory training session. While social learning can be a fun,

Infographic: What is Blended Learning

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1 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
Blended learning is now the strategy of choice for most major employers across the world – but few are taking full advantage of the opportunities it presents. Blended solutions can be so much more powerful than just simple combinations of classroom and eLearning, instead assisting the employee on ...

Commit To Building New Leadership Habits

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7 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
What is it you want to accomplish in 2015? What steps and actions will you take to achieve your goals? Chances are your first thought was about improving your direct work product, productivity or domain skills rather than improving your competencies as a manager. However, if your goals ...

6 Tips To Create eLearning Scenarios That Offer Real World Benefits

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3 mentions5 days ago 5 days ago
See also: elearning course scenario, elearning design tips, elearning development best practices, eLearning scenario, eLearning scenario tips While having an interactive scenario in your eLearning course can make it more immersive and engaging, it simply won't be of any value to your learners if it doesn't offer them ...

Your Attitude Is Everything If You Want To Succeed - Lolly Daskal

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2 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
When it comes to success, many of us never even think about our attitude. Most of us are so busy just trying to live our lives, with all our hundred responsibilities and our thousand tasks and our million commitments, that we find ourselves often reacting to our lives ...

How To Fix A Broken Interview Process

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2 mentions2 days ago 2 days ago
Organization during the hiring process is critical to retaining and attracting potentially highly valuable candidates. Unfortunately, not all hiring procedures are a one-interview-and-done situation. Organizations that conduct more than two interviews before making a hiring decision, however, tell candidates that their interview process is broken (this isn’t true ...

Responsive Learning Is a Must-have, Not Just Nice-to-have

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3 mentions4 days ago 4 days ago
Social learning—everyone’s talking about it. And if everyone’s talking about it, that means it must be fun, right? Like a party or an ice cream social? Add some sprinkles, and all your employees will be running to this mandatory training session. While social learning can be a fun,

Book Review: Mastering Mobile Learning

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1 mentions3 days ago 3 days ago
At the intersection of disruptive technologies—robust handheld computing and communications, sensor technology, and big data—mobile learning has emerged as a game changer for a number of organizations. Mobile meets learners at the moment of piqued interest and at the point of need, at once forming a great opportunity and unveiling a responsibility. Mobile learning is one of those topics that’s so obviously important that everyone involved in workforce development and education needs to understand its breadth and width and then explore the little spaces in between. It deserves your focused ...

Online Training: Evolution Or Revolution?

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3 mentions6 days ago 6 days ago
There isn’t a business in any industry today that doesn’t feel the heat to transform themselves on a yearly, quarterly, monthly, or even a daily basis. The eLearning industry is no different. So this begs the question: Is the online training market in an evolution or a revolution?

The Big Little Leadership Idea

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
While John Bell attained the position of CEO, I was drawn to his message because he exemplifies the every day leader.ÂFollowing is a guest post from John where he shares some wisdom from his newly released book, Do Less Better, as it applies to every one of us ...

Why Emotions Matter In Today's Leadership

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
In recent years, there’s been a growing focus on the importance of emotional intelligence in today’s leadership. Of why those in leadership positions need to rely less on their technical competencies and knowledge, and more on how to go about building relationships with those under their care – ...

HR Roundtable: Effective Networking? It’s About More Than Getting a Job

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4 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
It’s hard to believe that we’re into another year, but time waits for no one! To kick off 2015, the HR Roundtable in Cincinnati gathered to discuss “Effective Networking.” People state that “networking” is a critical skill, but so few people do it well. To get the discussion ...

Why you need a language strategy

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2 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
21st February 2015 marks the sixteenth International Mother Language Day[1], which was originally established by the UNESCO in 1999. The aim of International Mother Language Day (IML) is to promote linguistic and cultural diversity, as well as multilingualism across the world. It got me thinking about just how ...

BYOD: What Training Professionals Need to Know

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
According to TechTarget, “BYOD (bring your own device) is the increasing trend toward employee-owned devices within a business. Smartphones are the most common example but employees also take their own tablets, laptops and USB drives into the workplace.” The Bring Your Own Device trend (and IT headache) is ...

Why We Need Mutually Beneficial Relationships at Work

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Business has been and always will be built on the back of relationships. It’s the water that gives life to an eco system. Without relationships, business becomes a solo endeavor. And, therefore, it fails to generate the value its owners and employees aim to create. So, why then,

Effective eLearning Course Development: 7 Tips For eLearning Professionals

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Want to learn how to take your eLearning course development to the next level and leave a lasting impression upon the mind's of your audience? This article features tips and tricks that can give you the ability to create eLearning courses that always achieve their learning objective, even ...

Valentine's Day Special: 4 Reasons Τo Love Your LMS

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Selecting the right LMS for your needs is critical to long-term success. The best matches come when the LMS is designed in a way that addresses your organization’s specific instructional design and business goals. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are 4 reasons to love your next LMS.

Building The Basics of Personalized Professional Learning (Part I)

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Personalization is hard--but not for the reasons that you may be thinking. Choosing the right content and software is daunting. Creating adaptive paths for learning is extremely complex. Developing sets of competencies for your learners is an arduous task. But, none of these are the truly hard part.

Do You Have An App Strategy For Your eLearning Programs

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Smartphones have become ubiquitous and it is extremely critical for the eLearning industry to adapt their curriculum to an app based pedagogy. While apps do come with their own set of problems and limitations, it is vital that we utilize them for the advantages that they offer while ...

Free E-Learning Template for PowerPoint and Articulate Storyline

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
A few weeks ago I shared an elearning example I created for an elearning workshop. Many of you requested a template based on the example so here it is. There’s a PowerPoint version and one for Articulate Storyline 2 that offers a lot more interactivity. One of the ...

Training Culture vs. Learning Culture

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
What’s the difference between a “training culture” and a “learning culture”? The answer is, “A great deal.” As the chart shows, in a training culture, responsibility for employee learning resides with instructors and training managers. In that kind of culture the assumption is that trainers (under the direction ...

Knowing Me, Knowing You: Personal profiles in online learning

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
Social learning—everyone’s talking about it. And if everyone’s talking about it, that means it must be fun, right? Like a party or an ice cream social? Add some sprinkles, and all your employees will be running to this mandatory training session. While social learning can be a fun,

Leading The Future Of Learning Through Four Key Trends

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1 mentions1 week ago 1 week ago
We write about leadership and the creative fields.full bio → We are a global thought center operating an executive MBA program, as well as open and custom corporate learning programs, for leadership in the creative industries. The Berlin School of Creative Leadership serves top executives and creatives in ...

Emerging Roles Of The Learning Designer

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Right now, before our very eyes, the world of workplace learning is shifting. We find ourselves in a convergence of technological, cultural and workplace transformations—a perfect storm. Constant innovation and disruption are the new normal and there are no signs that this is stopping anytime soon. There are ...

Evaluate Your eLearning Authoring Tool: 6 Questions You Need To Answer

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
How do you know if your eLearning authoring tool offers you the features and functionality that you truly need? In this article, you'll discover some tips and tricks on how to choose the eLearning authoring tool that gives you the most value for your money, and help you ...

The Next Frontier for Human Resources? It’s People Analytics

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5 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
A new way of managing talent is beginning to emerge within the human resources world called “people analytics.” It attempts to remove gut instinct, intuition and human biases from talent management in order to make workforce decisions in an evidence-based and data-driven way. In other words, we want to ensure that we make decisions around employee selection, development and separation based on criteria that we know matters – because we have correlated them statistically with outcomes – and ignore the criteria that don’t. This approach was popularized by the ...

When It Comes to Performance Management, Employees Want More, Not Less!

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
More than 90 percent of major corporations have formal performance management systems in place. Yet recent research by Deloitte Consulting reported that only 8 percent of these organizations find their performance management process worth the time they put into it. Albert Einstein’s definition of insanity seems to fit ...

Stop Rescuing Me: Don’t Treat Employees Like You’re a Helicopter Parent

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
We often hear about the, “helicopter parents.” You know, the style of parenting in which an overprotective mom or dad discourages a child’s independence by being too involved in the child’s life. They often make decisions and solve problems for the child, intervening at the first sign of ...

Reading: Learner engagement in MOOCs

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
After attending a FutureLearn partners webinar about designing online courses, the age-old issue of encouraging and engaging learners in online communication came up. It made me reflect on my past posts about online learning, specifically this one: MOOCs – 9 points on what I like, and what I ...

Six Ways To Make Your Recruiting/Talent Metrics More Strategic

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Let’s face it—the recruiting metrics you use at your company are either non-existent or stale.Sure, you tried to roll out the basics—time to hire, cost per hire—but all that did was put the focus on your HR/Recruiting function, not the people who actually make the final hiring decision.Flash ...

7 Tips To Create Linear eLearning Courses

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
A linear eLearning course design is one of the most popular eLearning design approaches, as it offers both new and experienced eLearning professionals the ability to create cohesive, well organized, and effective eLearning experiences for virtually any subject matter. In this article I'll offer a step-by-step guide that ...

Not just fun and games: Gamifying employee learning reaps big wins

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3 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Hear the words, “game,” “gaming,” or “gamer” and you might think of teenagers wasting away hours playing Call of Duty. Enter the derivative “gamification,” and by it’s pure association, it’s obvious why some organizations automatically dismiss this idea as frivolous. But, by understanding the true meaning of gamification ...

How to be A Great Leader

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
A few months ago, I reviewed Frank Sonnenberg’s latest book, Follow Your Conscience: Make a Difference in Your Life & in the Lives of Others. It is my great honor to host Frank’s guest post here today. Great leaders achieve success by setting the bar high, encouraging teamwork, promoting win-win relationships, and demanding everyone’s best effort. Great leaders win the support of their constituents by earning their trust and respect. This is achieved through powerful ideas, personal expertise, and impeccable integrity rather than through their position or by “pulling rank.” ...

Going Mobile

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1 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
Login to see membership pricing and/or to see items you may have added using another computer or device Join ATD and gain immediate access to the talent development research, news, and best practices you need to take your career—and your organization—to the next level. Talent development delivered – ...

5 Key Components of High Performance Recruitment Marketing

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2 mentions2 weeks ago 2 weeks ago
This post is inspired by the new Research Brief by Brandon Hall Group’s Kyle Lagunas, “5 Key Components of High Performance Recruitment Marketing”. The report is a tremendous read and available for free download here! When we talk about recruitment marketing and transformation in how employers look to ...

What to Avoid to Keep From Getting Sued Over Your HR & Safety Policies

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6 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
I have written several recent posts and spoken on the National Labor Relations Board’s wholesale attack on a wide range of employer policies and procedures (Part 1 and Part 2). However, I want to step back and discuss broader issues relating to safety and HR policies, including employee ...

5 Warning Signs You’re Leading With a Wounded Spirit

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1 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Being a leader can be rough business and it’s not for the faint of heart. You’re constantly in the line of fire, not just from those outside your team, but often from within as well. If there is a team member unhappy with something, who do they complain ...

16 Ways to be the Leader of Choice

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Those who aspire to leadership aspire to make life better for others. Leadership Freak by Dan Rockwell is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.Based on a work at leadershipfreak.wordpress.com.

Can HR Software Become a FitBit? And Gamification?

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3 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
See also: corporate elearning solutions, corporate elearning trends, employee engagement, enterprise gamification, HR Software Mark Andreessen said in 2011 that software is eating the world. It certainly is – even in sectors where it was not considered an option - and it seems that together with cultural changes ...

The Great Onboarding Elearning Courses

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3 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
A great onboarding experience should be efficient and empathetic. Here we look at some elearning courses from agencies in the elearning sector, which either hit or come close to doing this. When it gets boiled down, there are only two stakeholders in any onboarding program: So, a great ...

How to Catapult Your eLearning Course from Boring to Awesome

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1 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
A linear eLearning course design is one of the most popular eLearning design approaches, as it offers both new and experienced eLearning professionals the ability to create cohesive, well organized, and effective eLearning experiences for virtually any subject matter. In this article I'll offer a step-by-step guide that ...

2015 Instructional Design Trends Compass: Calling IDs to Action

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3 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Attention, fellow instructional designers! Our industry is all about learning and change, but our target audiences are not the only ones who should be learning. This in-depth article will help you stay at the forefront of 2015 instructional design trends. And it’s not just a list of the ...

Performance analysis should be at the heart of what we do

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1 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
Does Instructional Design have a future? That was the question Patti Shank, instructional designer and author, posed at last week’s Learning Technology conference, where the discussion was continued later in the day on the TJ Stand at the learning eXchange. Shank, a dynamic American with strong views on ...

Mobile Learning for Single Location Enterprise

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2 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Recently I met a well-known retailer, with physical presence in just one location. They have a decent training setup including sales and training academies, and they do induction and other compliance training. However, they’ve not ventured into elearning yet. But, they do wish to get started with mobile ...

What The Future Of Gamification In The Workplace Looks Like

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2 mentions3 weeks ago 3 weeks ago
What do we really mean when we talk about a "gamified" work culture? To many, gamification remains a silly, vaguely defined concept; and for the better part of five years, it has been exactly that. But times are changing. Tech entrepreneurship is a game of fast failure, and ...

How to Build Better E-Learning

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2 mentions4 weeks ago 4 weeks ago
Are you tired of building the same courses over and over again? Sure you may get to build a hundred courses, but they’re essentially the same course built a hundred times. The result is that many of the courses look the same and they don’t provide the opportunity ...
 

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